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Dinosaurs in the Attic is a chronicle of the expeditions discoveries and scientists behind the greatest natural history. Douglas Prestonn was on the staff of the Amer Museum of Natural History and authored a monthly column on the Museum in Natural History magazine This was his first book Lincoln Child was the editor

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Dinosaurs in the Attic An Excursion into the American Museum of Natural History

Collection every assembled Written by former Natural History columnist Douglas Preston who worked at the American Muse. Great read if a little outdated Some of the halls he mentions like the Hall of North American Birds sadly don t exist any at the Museum As a former volunteer it was great to read about some of my f

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Um of Natural History for seven years this is a celebration of the best known and best loved museum in the United State. A really interesting and enjoyable look at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City This was written by Douglas Preston who worked at the museum for seven years and is also the author


10 thoughts on “Dinosaurs in the Attic An Excursion into the American Museum of Natural History

  1. says:

    Now this was satisfying from nearly beginning to end It's a look at New York City's natural history museum split into two parts The first is a straightforward history of the institution both how it came about as

  2. says:

    I have a whole new appreciation for the museum now First of all they is so much there than I ever realized There are 2 million butterflies the skeletons of 100 elephants 60000 fish in jars of alcohol a grasshoppe

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    Douglas Prestonn was on the staff of the Amer Museum of Natural History and authored a monthly column on the Museum in Natural History' magazine This was his first book Lincoln Child was the editor This is how the team of PrestonChild became partners in mystery writing Child became so interested in the American M

  4. says:

    Dinosaurs in the Attic is split into two parts The first part gives an overview of the history of the American Museum of Natural History in New York City The second part is a collection of random stories about some of the museum’s artifacts The writing style is excellent I found it hard to put the book down

  5. says:

    Great read if a little outdated Some of the halls he mentions like the Hall of North American Birds sadly don't exist any at the Museum As a former volunteer it was great to read about some of my favorite artifacts and how they got into their respective exhibits

  6. says:

    what joy it would be to visit the actual museum

  7. says:

    As a kid I read any story I could get my hands on about archeological expeditions survival under harsh conditions and int

  8. says:

    Definitely an interesting read although I was a bit underwhelmed at how much of the controversy surrounding the anthropology collection was brushed aside There would have been space to delve a bit into the ethical

  9. says:

    A really interesting and enjoyable look at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City This was written by Do

  10. says:

    This book is a fun punch bowl of facts about one of my favorite museums But there is one turd swimming around in it a casual attitude about the racism built into institutions of this type Example in the introduction the author boasts that the AMNH includes in its collection 100 complete elephants and the largest skeletal collecti

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